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Feb 19, 2013 4:00pm PST
, if you do something to the parent company, that might endanger in the economy. they're saying you get a get out of jail free card. elizabeth warren wrote he about this. i wanted to give a quote from one of the executives at these financial companies and they be have you talk about what it means. he says perhaps someone ought to remind the senator the campaign is over, and she should act accordingly if she wants to be taken seriously. decipher that for me. >> well, i mean, look, the conventional wisdom in washington, and remember, washington is a place that runs on money. money from executives like you just quoted, so the conventional wisdom that that money creates is you can only be serious in washington if you don't ask tough questions of big money. so campaign contributions go in to legislators and the media relies on all sorts of corporate connections to fund it essentially itself, and so the notion of seriousness is wholly manufactured to say that somebody like elizabeth warren who asked a clearly straight forward question, why haven't you prosecuted these people to take that ques
Feb 21, 2013 4:00pm PST
of having more wal-marts and maintaining walmart's domination in the economy. walmart drives a trend of lower wages, worse benefits, less legal accountability for companies, less opportunities for workers to sit across the tables and make demands of management. if you support those trends then there is every reason to support burwell. >> cenk: is there anybody at walmart that you would not have objected to? >> if the question is there anything who works full time for walmart advancing the company's agenda belong in the president's cabinet? we should know that his administration has praised walmart from the hiring the veterans but no, the question is should someone who works full time strengthening walmart's hold on the u.s. economy be a policy make center deciding whether regulations are going to be approved, including those that affect walmart i would say no. >> cenk: hillary clinton was on walmart's board of directors for six years, too. do you think she should not have been secretary of state? >> i think there is a whole range of issues that one should consider in terms of clinton
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